Congratulations Graduates


Congratulations to all five participants who graduated from the Certificate I in Work Education this June. Bradley, Artishna, Brienna, Ariane and Zane, were presented with their Certificates by training provider Catalyst Training in celebration of their achievements. Certificate I training involves participants undertaking a course one day per week developing the skills and confidence needed … Continue reading Congratulations Graduates

At the footy show


OC Connections participants, Roger and Tim, were thrilled to be part of the last week of the Channel 9 Footy Show recordings on Anzac Day. Best of buddies and true gentlemen, the two share a common passion for Footy. Tim barracks for the Bombers, Roger goes for the Hawks but they never let the difference … Continue reading At the footy show

Good for Footy


Waverley Toyota and the Mazenod Panthers Football Club were proud to put on their annual “Good For Footy” clinic and exhibition match Wednesday 15 May at Central Reserve, Glen Waverley.

Support from Casey


(L to R) Peter, Maria, Robert Maglicic (City of Casey) Michael, Therese Desmond (CEO OC Connections) The OCCE car wash team has now expanded to partner with the City of Casey to ensure that the council’s large fleet of vehicles is spotless. Earlier this month OC Connections and Casey Council celebrated the opening of the … Continue reading Support from Casey

Shaping the future of disability policy for 2020 and beyond


The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 is about creating a more inclusive society that enables Australians with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. It is also the main way Australia implements the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Australia, making sure people with disability can participate in all areas of Australian life. The … Continue reading Shaping the future of disability policy for 2020 and beyond

Dinner Dance 2019


Somewhere over the rainbow, OCC celebrated our annual dinner dance this month. The 200 plus guests were greeted by an explosion of colours at Merrimu Receptions in Murrumbeena Friday, May 3. Participants and staff got into the spirit and dressed in the rainbow theme, with many enthusiastic guests preparing what they were going to wear … Continue reading Dinner Dance 2019

NDIS and the Election


As you may know, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has now called the Federal election for 18 May. National Disability Service’s “Deliver the Promise” election campaign, to get the NDIS on track, is now in full swing. As part of the campaign, they published a letter to members and a five-priority election platform. Our five priorities … Continue reading NDIS and the Election